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The day my parents entertained PoWs – and our neighbours smashed our windows | Letters
Letters: Judith Dryhurst recalls a childhood visit by two German prisoners, and Martin Minogue still has the portrait of his mother sent by an Italian artist after repatriation

09, Jun, 2023 @3:52 PM

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‘Rather insensitive’: Fife council to remove menacing witch mural
Mural by Rogue One found to be not in keeping with historic area, after complaints about portrayal of women accused of witchcraft

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

09, Jun, 2023 @10:47 AM

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Past senses: English Heritage signs point out historic sites’ sounds and smells
Playful takes on cautionary Ministry of Works signs encourage visitors to have a sensory experience

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

09, Jun, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Sudan officials fear for historical artefacts threatened by fighting
Warring factions urged to preserve heritage after video clip appears to show fighters raiding Khartoum museum

Zeinab Mohammed Salih in Khartoum and Jason Burke

05, Jun, 2023 @9:08 AM

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The writing is on the wall for women and blue plaques | Letters
Letters: Emma Dally suggested her grandmother, Gwen Mullins, to English Heritage, to no avail. Plus letters from Jean Davies, Kate Levey and Ian Dawson

04, Jun, 2023 @3:39 PM

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Brown, grimy… and historic: the battle to save Amsterdam’s old bars
Classic, smoke-stained Dutch drinking spots should be given protected status, say campaigners

Senay Boztas in Amsterdam

04, Jun, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Munstead Wood, prototype of classic English garden, saved for nation
National Trust to restore Gertrude Jekyll’s ‘horticultural gem’ at Lutyens-designed home in Surrey before public opening

Harriet Sherwood

01, Jun, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Blue plaques should be for unsung heroines too | Letters
Letters: Erika Rushton, Jeanne Rathbone, Steve Morphew and Toby Wood respond to English Heritage’s call for more women to be nominated

31, May, 2023 @3:10 PM

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From chapel building to babysitting: how prisoners of war enriched our lives | Letters
Letters: Gordon Williams describes the converted hut painted with wonderful frescoes by Italian prisoners of war in his local area, while Christine Hayes remembers how German prisoners helped out her parents

31, May, 2023 @3:09 PM

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Sipping on a record measure of brandy | Brief letters
Brief letters: Scrooge-like drinks | Honouring peace campaigners | Brexit Beano boom | Wartime comfort

31, May, 2023 @3:08 PM

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Three things with Tim Ross: ‘It was her final gift of love to me’
In our weekly interview about objects, the comedian and architecture enthusiast tells us about a memento of his late mother and a simple metal tin that sparks joy

As told to Katie Cunningham

28, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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More women needed on London blue plaques, says English Heritage
Charity calls for public to nominate notable women for project, with 85% of plaques currently honouring men

Esther Addley

26, May, 2023 @2:23 PM

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